Tasker, Marianne Allen, 1852-1911

Manchester, Marianne Allen, 1852-1911

Domestic servant, feminist, community leader, trade unionist. Born Brighton, England, 13 Nov 1853. Sailed to NZ on the ship "Excelsior" in 1870. Married at Gisborne to John Tasker on 11 May 1874; had 7 children - 5 girls and 2 boys. Moved with her family to Wellington in 1879 where she was active in politics and womens' suffrage.

Active See DNZB (Vol 2, 1870-1900, p504-505)

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Marianne Allen Tasker
Date: [ca 1906] Ref: PAColl-6882-1 Description: Portrait of Marianne Allen Tasker circa 1906. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s). Physical Description: Silver gelat...
National Council of Women, Christchurch
Date: 1896 By: New Zealand. General Assembly Library Ref: 1/2-041798-F Description: National Council of Women, Christchurch, 1896. From left, standing: Mrs A Ansell (Dunedin), Mrs Henry Smith (Christchurch), Miss A E Hookham (Christchurch), ...
Date: Apr 1870-Jul 1871 By: Tasker, Marianne Allen, 1852-1911 Ref: MS-Papers-0383 Description: Diary of voyage from London to Auckland in the `Excelsior', Apr-Aug 1870, by Marianne Allen Manchester (later Tasker), with details of her movements in New Z...
Marianne Allen Manchester - Photographer unidentified
Date: [ca 1865] Ref: PAColl-7858 Description: Marianne Allen Manchester, photographed circa 1865 (probably in England) by an unidentified photographer. She sits in a chair with her hands in her lap. She ...
Date: 1870-1871 By: Tasker, Marianne Allen, 1852-1911 Ref: MS-Group-0379 Description: Diary kept by Marianne Allen Manchester (later Tasker) on board the `Excelsior' and for a short period after her arrival in New Zealand. Dated 23 Apr 1870 to...
From: Roth, Herbert Otto, 1917-1994: Collected papers, personal papers, photographs and ephemera Ref: MS-Papers-6164-101 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
New Zealand Domestic Workers' Union :Questions submitted by the Domestic Workers' Union to Candidates for Parliament. 1st November 1908. Evening Post Print, 25604 [1908]
Date: 1908 By: New Zealand Domestic Workers Union; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: Eph-B-LABOUR-1908-01 Description: Shows arrangement of text. Letter signed by M A Tasker (President) and A Frame (Hon Secretary) asking for an extension of the Award so as to include all tho...
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Date: 1896 From: National Council of Women of New Zealand : Records Ref: PAColl-D-1142 Description: Group portrait of the first National Council of Women of New Zealand, Christchurch, taken 1896 by an unidentified photographer. Standing, from left: Mrs A An...